Lesson MMS-9

Welcome! Please consider how your attitude affects your and other students experience of the lesson.

Be respectful, come prepared with relevant material and show interest in order to have the best possible educational experience.

Learning outcomes

During the course of this lesson, you will learn:

  • Identify and structure your own and classmates' speech by using Monroe's Motivated Sequence (MMS).

  • Use speech techniques and inversions grammar to improve fluency and formality.

  • Use cue cards as support to improve balance.

  • Design a motivating speech by yourself, and with others, using correct grammar, a precise, varied vocabulary and sentence structures.

Lesson outline

The students begin creating their individual knowledge artefact speeches using Monroe's motivated sequence.

Exit ticket.

Part 1

Open a document in Word Online (found through Office 365) or Google docs and name it “Monroe’s motivated sequence speech [your name]”. Share this with Feke and Richard!

Copy and paste the following text into your document and finish the sentences with your speech script.



Step 1: Attention. Use an Attention-grabber.

Step 2: Need. What is the problem?

Steg 3: Satisfaction. What is the solution?

Step 4: Visualisation. What will it look like when we have solved the problem?

Step 5: Action. What will the audience need to do?

Exit ticket

"Today, an easy step was .. while a harder step was .."


Students start deciding on a topic.

IMPORTANT: It has to be one where you motivate or convince your audience!

A list of topics can be provided for in case students cannot come up with a topic of their own.